Current resources and guidance for diocesan Safeguarding contacts and diocesan trustees can be found in this section.
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The policy commitment agreed by the Worldwide Trustee Board and a recommended policy commitment for Mothers' Union dioceses to adopt.
Guidance for dioceses
Safeguarding guidelines for Mothers' Union diocesan trustee boards in Britain & Ireland
The Seven Safeguarding Steps
By following these seven steps, diocesan trustees can be sure they are meeting their safeguarding responsibilities
Safer Recruitment: Who is responsible?
Anyone who is involved in activities with children or adults at risk needs to be appropriately recruited and trained. But who is responsible for making sure this happens? You can find basic guidance here
Starting a new activity in the diocese
What you need to think about in safeguarding terms when starting a new activity or expanding existing activities in your diocese
Reviewing Mothers' Union activities
It's essential that the safeguarding aspects of Mothers' Union activities are reviewed regularly - and this is what you need to do
Diocesan Safeguarding Contact - Role Description
A sample role description for a Mothers' Union Diocesan Safeguarding Contact
Safeguarding Incident Reports
Information that needs to be passed to the central Mothers' Union if a safeguarding incident occurs
Safeguarding Terms and Definitions
Some of the more common terms and definitions in safeguarding explained
DBS & criminal records checks in England & Wales
A guide to the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) and criminal record checks in England & Wales, including portability, the update service and checks for trustees.
Safer Recruitment in Mothers' Union
A Safer Recruitment procedure for those engaged in activities involving children or adults at risk, where the activity is solely the responsibility of Mothers' Union.